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Labour under attack

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The Organised Labour, yesterday, came under attacks after it reneged on its promise to ensure the total reversal of tariff increases in electricity and fuel consumption. Ethnic nationalities,...

Tue Sep 29th, 2020     Read More →

Historic perspective on the pardon of Alli and Enahoro

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The presidential pardon granted by President Muhammadu Buhari, to former Nationalist and Minister, Anthony Eromosele Enahoro (1923-2010) and also to Professor Ambrose Folorunsho Alli (1929-1989),...

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Read More →

All sectors will remain shut as workers protest – labour

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The Organised Labour in Lagos State has said all sectors including aviation, banks and others would be shut as workers would take to the streets to protest on Sept. 28. The Deputy Vice President,...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

Cywinski… Polish activist who wants to replace Nigeria’s Farouq in jail

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CywińskiForty-eight-year-old Polish historian and activist, Piotr Cywinski, has attracted global attention after offering to lead 119 other volunteers to spend a month in Nigerian prison in...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

Auschwitz Memorial boss seeks to serve jail term for Kano boy convicted for blasphemy

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The director of Poland’s Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Piotr Cywinski has asked Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to pardon a 13-year-old boy Omar Farouq sentenced to 10...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Kano NLC ready for strike

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The State Executive Council (SEC) of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Kano on Friday directed workers from public and private sectors to embark on indefinite industrial action effective from...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Nationwide strike will bring more suffering to workers, governors tell labour

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Governors of the 36 states of the federation, under the aegis of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), have cautioned the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) against...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

‘Why Okun-Yoruba wants to leave the North’

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Jibril Olu Yusuf Jibril Olu Yusuf, President of African Centre for Development Research (ACDR) and Secretary, Okun Liberty Advocacy Group (OLAG), who is working in conjunction with the umbrella...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Re: Where is Kano going to?

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My attention was drawn to an opinion article in the Guardian of Tuesday, September 8, 2020 authored by a veteran journalist, Ray Ekpu titled: ‘’Where is Kano going to?’’...

Fri Sep 25th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria not constructing rail line into Niger - Presidency

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The Presidency has debunked impression making the rounds that the Kano-Katsina-Jibia-Maradi railway line would be built by Nigerian in the territory of the neighbouring Niger Republic was wrong. ...

Thu Sep 24th, 2020     Read More →

Flood: Kebbi SEMA establishes IDP camps

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Alhaji Sani Dododo, the Chairman, Kebbi State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Thursday said government had established Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps across the state as a result...

Thu Sep 24th, 2020     Read More →

FEC okays $1.96b for Kano-Niger Republic rail project

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National Security Adviser to the President, Gen. Babagana Monguno (left); Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed during the Federal Executive Council meeting at...

Thu Sep 24th, 2020     Read More →

FEC okays $1.96bn for proposed rail contract from Kano to Niger Republic

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved contract of about $1.96 billion for the development of the proposed Kano-Jigawa-Katsina-Jibia to Maradi rail line in Niger Republic. The...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

KwanKwaso hails Obaseki, says US, UK advisory on election riggers timely 

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Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso Former Governor of Kano state, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki for his reelection in Saturday’s governorship election. The...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Expanding digital inclusion to tackle unemployment

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Although, there has been deliberate effort by government to promote digital inclusion and leverage ICT to improve quality of life of women, persons with disabilities, youths and other vulnerable...

Tue Sep 22nd, 2020     Read More →